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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'One Hot Camel'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'One Hot Camel'
    Last week, teams raced to Abu Dhabi, where it was hot. I decided to cheer for the Bunny Wives, and they came in last place. But they were saved by a non-elimination round. What will happen tonight? Still in Abu Dhabi, teams have to drive themselves to...
  • Bucky previews 'The Amazing Race'

     
    Bucky is back to give us a preview of The Amazing Race, which premieres Sunday night on CBS. Take it away, Bucky!:The 17th season of “The Amazing Race” kicks off on a 90-minute episode this Sunday night, with the teams......
  • Beauty contest coming back

    Baltimore has scored another date with Miss USA. The internationally televised beauty pageant will be held here in the spring for the second year in a row, competition officials said yesterday. Tourism officials cheered the decision, which was to be...
  • N.C.'s Cooley takes crown

    Front foot at 3 o'clock, back foot at 12. Shoulders back, chest out, hips under. Smile! Fifty-one beauties struck the classic pageant pose when Miss USA 2005 aired live on NBC last night from the Hippodrome and Miss North Carolina USA, Chelsea Cooley, a...
  • The Perils of the Pretty

    The white limo door opens like an oyster shell, and there, nestled in the leather of the back seat, is our pearl. Miss Virginia USA slides out, stands up, straightens. "Am I the first one?" Yes, Virginia - if you don't count the bomb-sniffing dogs that...
  • The long, unhappy pageant of Mary Leona Gage

    Oh, don't you remember, a long time ago When two little babes, their names I don't know Were stolen away one bright summer day And lost in the woods, I've heard people say --Traditional lullaby As a mother, she would sing it to her children. As a child,...
  • The Rose Parade queen and her royal court — more fun than sexist

    The Rose Parade queen and her royal court — more fun than sexist
    That annual harbinger of fall has arrived: Applications for the Tournament of Roses royal court, and a chance to be crowned Rose Queen, are now available online. And once again I ask myself, shouldn’t I weigh in on the crassness and sexism of this...
  • Bulldog Beauty Contest judges susceptible to affection bribes

    Bulldog Beauty Contest judges susceptible to affection bribes
    I'm sure that judging bulldogs at an actual dog show is a rather scientific process of checking the breed standards against the animals that are competing. Here's the standard for "General Appearance," according to the American Kennel Club: "The...
  • Bulldog Beauty Contest

     
    I might as well keep the dog theme going this week by announcing that I'll be one of the judges at this Sunday afternoon's Bulldog Beauty Contest at American On Wheels, Allentown. This is the fifth year of the contest,......
  • Oakland Park's Brittany Oldehoff finishes fifth at Miss USA pageant

    Oakland Park's Brittany Oldehoff finishes fifth at Miss USA pageant
    Nia Sanchez, 24-year-old 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do from Nevada, was crowned Miss USA on Sunday during the 63rd telecast of the annual beauty pageant.  Miss Florida Brittany Oldehoff, of Oakland Park, was the fourth runner-up.  Before the...
  • Wait, what? There's another beauty pageant? Yup -- Miss World

    Wait, what? There's another beauty pageant? Yup -- Miss World
    Another week, another beauty pageant. Next up: Miss World. So what's Miss World? Is that the one with Miss America? Nope. How about Miss USA? Nope. How about the runner-up to Miss California USA? Yup. The U.S. appoints a contestant to the Miss World...
  • Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'

    Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'
    Will you go Prime? That's a question of increasing importance for Amazon Studios as its second original television series, "Betas," gets underway. The show, which premiered last month and continues to roll out new episodes on Fridays, is about a group...